CDH Africa Corporate Guide

The purpose of this guide is to simplify the position, in relation to incorporation and setting up in various African jurisdictions, and will provide its readers with an overview of their obligations in relation to this.

10 May 2023 1 min read Article

At a glance

  • The guide aims to simplify the process of incorporation and setting up in various African jurisdictions, providing readers with an overview of their obligations.
  • The guide was developed due to the increasing interest and investment in Africa, despite global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • It covers the most frequently requested jurisdictions across Africa and serves as an informational resource, not legal advice.

The idea for this guide was borne out of a need. Africa has maintained steady economic growth and investor interest despite global adverse conditions including most recently the COVID-19 pandemic. Many African countries continue to exhibit fortitude as their economies recover and demonstrate resilience and vast potential. In 2022, we saw more money being invested in the continent in the last 10 years and inevitably this will grow into 2023 and years to come.

Reflective of this, increasingly our clients are looking to grow their African footprint and therefore it is incumbent on us to understand the nuances, intricacies and ultimately the legal requirements of setting up in each of the countries in Africa.

For this guide, we have selected the most often requested jurisdictions and covered the four corners of Africa.

The purpose of this guide is to simplify the position in relation to incorporation and setting up in various African jurisdictions and to provide our clients with an overview of their obligations in relation to this. This guide is not intended to be legal advice and may only be used for information purposes.

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